Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Living in Japan for the last four and half years, I have never seen anything like this before – while the number of those infected by the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) in Japan is relatively small when measured against total population – the preventative measures introduced by the Japanese Government are starting to take their hold […]

The reborn ATP Cup definitely stands out from the crowd. The new addition to the Australian Summer of Tennis has sensationally revitalised the lead-in to the first grand slam of the year. The three-city, 10 day tournament has seen the world’s best male players in some terrific encounters – which, until now, has been unseen […]

For what is the world’s oldest team tennis competition, the 2019 Davis Cup had a year of first. The Cup, previously known for its home-and-away fixtures across the globe, had a major overhaul in 2019 of its format with the home-and-away fixture replaced by an end-of-season week long finals tournament in Madrid (save for home-and-away […]

Today is the day when the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast gets underway. The Games sees 71 nations and territories from around the world gather every four years to do battle across 18 Sports. The total population of the Commonwealth is 2.1 billion. With such a massive potential viewing audience (in the same […]

Take the emotion out of it and it is clear that Cricket Australia (CA) made the right call this week with the sanctions imposed on Steve Smith, Dave Warner and Cameron Bancroft. Why? Because the disgraceful act of attempting to tamper with the ball and the hiding of such act has brought severe financial consequences to Cricket […]

Australians are waking up this morning to the devastating news that its favourite cricket team, the Australian Mens’ Test Cricket XI are cheaters or at least some of them are. The remarkable footage from South Africa overnight of Cameron Bancroft attempting to change the condition of the red cricket ball, and then the unbelievable press […]

The first grand slam of the year, the Australian Open, is well underway with the world’s tennis community firmly focussed on Melbourne Park as two weeks of brilliant tennis and stories unfold. One story that is brewing though is the IT problems which are somewhat hampering the public’s ability to access key information about one of the […]

The Men’s Ashes Series is fast approaching with the first Test Match between Australia v England starting on the 23rd of November at Brisbane’s GABBA ground. While viewers in Australia will enjoy LIVE and FREE coverage on Channel Nine (and streaming coverage via Cricket Australia’s paid live pass option), cricket fans in Japan (including many […]

Day 3 of the first-ever Women’s cricket day-night test match saw Australia’s Ellyse Perry put on a batting masterclass as she amassed 213 runs not out, which included her first international match hundred. Fans around Australia and the world were able to watch this thanks to Cricket Australia’s Cricket Network live broadcast-quality streaming coverage of the match. The […]

The start of the third and final day of the Laver Cup saw play start an hour early with four matches scheduled for a single session (the previous two days had been split into an afternoon and evening session each day). Team World staring down the barrel of a 3-9 deficit overnight needed strong play […]